It seems everyone has a crystal ball and a prediction for the next big thing in mobility, but when the analysis comes from someone actually putting their money where their mouth is, it's worth pausing to listen.
Venture capital firms are pouring money into healthcare IT, and mobile health companies are getting the largest share of that funding.
On the heels of launching its Thunder portfolio of Unified Application Service Gateways in July, A10 Networks has now announced it secured $80 million in new equity investment funding.
Blue Jeans Network, a leading player in the interoperable video collaboration services space, has just received $50 million in new venture capital funding. The funds will be used to help the company expand its cloud-based videoconferencing network both domestically and globally.
Venture capitalists are apparently feeling all warm and fuzzy over the cloud these days, with large sums being invested in new cloud computing ventures.
Unified communications and VoIP startup Telcentris has signed an agreement with Pepperwood Partners pledging assistance in securing up to $40 million in venture capital funding
Venture capital firms are increasingly looking to the machine-to-machine market for investment opportunities, noted market research firm Frost & Sullivan.
With $16.5 million in newly minted VC funding, Thinking Phone Networks is looking to move up into a "leader" position in Gartner's cloud-based unified communications magic quadrant report.
Funding is coming back to telecom networking and equipment start-ups after years of drought. This is good news for enterprises looking for more innovative communication products and services.